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Jeffery Klco, MD, PhD

Associate Member, St. Jude Faculty Director, Division of Hematopathology and Molecular Pathology Medical Director, Hematopathology and Immunopathology

Clinical Expertise

  • Genomic and functional characterization of acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes
  • Using experimental in vivo and in vitro approaches to study signaling pathways in myeloid development
  • Using genomic information to improve the outcome and risk stratification of children with cancer



MD, PhD – Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Resident Physician – Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Fellow – Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
BS – Boston College, Boston, MA

Honors & Awards

  • 2017 V Foundation, Scholar (Pediatric Cancer Research) Grant Recipient
  • 2015 American Society of Clinical Investigation Young Investigator Award
  • 2014-present Burroughs Wellcome Fund, Career Award for Medical Scientists
  • 2013-present NIH/NHLBI Clinical Scientist Career Development Award (K08)
  • 2013-2015 NIH/NCI Loan Repayment Program recipient


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital: 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105, USA

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